Tag Archives: cloud services

David Norquist, Acting Deputy Defense Secretary, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Handling Agency-Wide Audit and Leading the Transition to Cloud

Executive Mosaic is honored to present David Norquist, acting deputy secretary for the Department of Defense, as an inductee into the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his leadership and handling of the department’s agencywide audit, finances and transition to the cloud. This latest honor marks the first Wash100 award for Norquist.

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CenturyLink’s Cloud Services Available to Utah Agencies Under NASPO Procurement Vehicle

CenturyLink can now offer cloud computing platforms and managed services to Utah’s public sector organizations via multistate cooperative procurement vehicle managed by the National Association of State Procurement Officials. The company said Tuesday its software, infrastructure and platform-as-a-service offerings are available to Utah agencies as part of the NASPO ValuePoint Cloud Solutions Master Agreement. …

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Global Data Systems, Carahsoft Partner to Offer Cloud Services Through Multi-State Procurement Contract; Wade Berzas Quoted

Global Data Systems and Carahsoft Technology have partnered to offer cloud services to federal, state and local government agencies and academic organizations in 15 states through the NASPO ValuePoint procurement program. GDS said Thursday its managed cloud services will help agencies modernize aging legacy systems, leverage big data and deploy …

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DISA, NIST Seek Industry Feedback on Uniform Metrics for Commercial Cloud Acquisition

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s Procurement Services Directorate and the National Institute of Standards and Technology are seeking information on standardized metrics to streamline service level agreements for commercial cloud contracts. DISA posted a request for information Friday calling for industry feedback on efforts to create a catalog of metrics for …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview With Jennifer Chronis, General Manager, DoD, at Amazon Web Services

ExecutiveBiz spoke with Jennifer Chronis, general manager, Defense Department, about Amazon Web Services’ cloud offerings for defense and intelligence community customers, the pace of federal information technology modernization and what she sees in store for the future of cloud computing and adoption. “[The cloud] means solving problems faster, adapting to …

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CSRA Adds AWS Commercial & Govt Cloud Platforms to GSA Schedule

CSRA has started to offer Amazon Web Services‘ commercial and government cloud platforms through the General Services Administration‘s IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle. Falls Church, Virginia-based CSRA said Thursday government customers can now buy AWS’ commercial and GovCloud services under Schedule 70’s cloud computing services special item number. Yogesh Khanna, CSRA chief technology officer, said the …

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CenturyLink Secures Multistate Cooperative Contract to Offer Cloud Services

CenturyLink has received a 10-year contract to offer cloud and managed services to state and local government agencies that participate in the NASPO ValuePoint Cooperative Purchasing Organization. The company said Wednesday the NASPO ValuePoint Cloud Solutions Master Agreement is awarded to cloud service providers with offerings that meet security and data protection standards. Marty Leavengood, …

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